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The print shows a Classic design in English FOUNTAINS using DOLPHINS supporting a finial tier ending with a PINEAPPLE - a sign of friendship and hospitality that was used in this Georgian period as a frequent embellishment.  Below the main pool shows SHELLS decorating the structure, again probably in the glorious Bath stone, so loved in this and later periods of English architecture.    This image originally dates from 1800's.

The print shows a Classic design in English FOUNTAINS using DOLPHINS supporting a finial tier ending with a PINEAPPLE - a sign of friendship and hospitality that was used in this Georgian period as a frequent embellishment. Below the main pool shows SHELLS decorating the structure, again probably in the glorious Bath stone, so loved in this and later periods of English architecture. This image originally dates from 1800's.

Hubert Robert - The Fountains, 1788 at Art Institute of Chicago IL by mbell1975, via Flickr

Hubert Robert - The Fountains, 1788 at Art Institute of Chicago IL by mbell1975, via Flickr

Hubert Robert 〈The Oval Fountain in the Gardens of the Villa d'Este, Tivoli〉 1760

Hubert Robert 〈The Oval Fountain in the Gardens of the Villa d'Este, Tivoli〉 1760

Классика живописи - Пейзаж. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Классика живописи - Пейзаж. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Hubert Robert (French, Paris 1733-1808), Swimming Pool, Surrounded by Colonnade, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Hubert Robert (French, Paris 1733-1808), Swimming Pool, Surrounded by Colonnade, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Hubert Robert (1733-1808) - One Time Curator for The Louvre. The Fountains, currently hanging in my living room.

Hubert Robert (1733-1808) - One Time Curator for The Louvre. The Fountains, currently hanging in my living room.

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